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Homestead Truck Accident Attorney

Homestead Truck Accident AttorneyBeing injured in a truck accident can be a traumatic experience for those hurt and for those who go through the process with family members. This is why it's essential that you have as many facts as possible before entering the legal process. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reports that 480,000 large commercial vehicles were involved in accidents in a single year in the United States. According to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS), there are approximately 35,000 fatal crashes every year in the US, with eight percent of these involving big rigs or other large truck. The two leading factors attributed to the high rate of accidents involving trucks are driver fatigue and reckless motorists.

If you or a loved one was injured in a truck accident and now struggle with injuries, medical bills, and other losses it is important that you call a truck accident specialist at the Law offices of Gerson & Schwartz at (305) 371-6000, or (877) 475-2905 to discuss your case. All case calls are confidential, and your initial consultation is free of charge.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents by Commercial Truck Drivers

Several studies have shown that fatigued driving is just as dangerous as drunk driving. To address this problem, the federal government enacted the Hours-of-Service Regulation (HOS), limiting the time commercial drivers can operate their vehicles. They are limited to an 11-hour maximum drive time and required to have eight hours of sleep with a two-hour break. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that the most common fatal mistakes committed by commercial truck drivers in truck-related crashes include:

  1. Inadequate training in driving technique, safety concerns, and defensive driving and
  2. Unrealistic schedules and expectations of trucking companies that encourages drivers to hurry, despite safety risk associated.

Other common causes for our trusted truck accident attorney in Homestead have experience handling include:

How Truck Accident Attorney in Homestead Can Help

Because truck accidents are often difficult to prosecute alone, it is important you hire a lawyer experienced with litigating truck accident cases. Hiring a lawyer who merely handles car accidents will not do because truck accident liability involve complex legal theories. In any given truck accident your potential legal theories can range from the negligent truck drivers, negligent drivers from other vehicles, employers of the trucking company, negligent repair facilities responsible for the truck's maintenance, and government entities responsible for maintenance of the roads.

You will need an experienced attorney to help investigate all legal claims so that all legal theories and parties are held accountable. The most expensive part of the litigating a truck accident tends to be the investigative portion of the scene. If you have been injured by a truck operated by a company you should be assured that they will hire lawyers immediately after a truck accident and have them on the scene the same day. You need a truck accident litigation law firm with the resources to investigate the accident scene when and legal issues. Lastly, truck accidents pose great difficulty in document production and testimony production. Our Homestead truck accident lawyers can obtain the evidence needed and evidence effectively. If you or a loved one were seriously injured in a truck accident don’t delay. It is in your best interest to discuss your case with a Homestead truck accident lawyer. The personal injury law firm of Gersons and Schwartz routinely help clients injured in Homestead, Florida. We know how to gather important case facts and the importance in preserving critical pieces of evidence needed to help prove your case in the court room.

Discuss Your Situation now With an Experienced Homestead Truck Accident Lawyer

Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. regularly represents clients during insurance claims and personal injury claims in court following serious accidents. If you or a family member has been injured, please contact the experienced truck accident attorneys at Gerson & Schwartz, P.A. Call now to schedule your free consultation at (305) 371-6000 or toll free at (877) 475-2905.

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